Ballaghaderreen Tourism

Ballaghaderreen (Irish: Bealach an Doirín) is a town in County Roscommon, located on the N5 National primary road. The Irish meaning of the town name is 'The way (Bealach) of the little oak wood (Doirín)'. In 1860 Ballaghaderreen Cathedral was dedicated as the cathedral for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Achonry. Prior to 1898 the town and parish of Ballaghaderreen and Edmonstown was located in the eastern part of County Mayo until its transfer to County Roscommon under the Local Government Act 1898 by the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The local Gaelic Athletic Association team, Ballaghaderreen GAA plays in the Mayo championship and its players represent County Mayo.


Ballaghaderreen in Ireland offers a unique experience to travellers. Ballaghaderreen is located at a short trip away from Limerick a major city in Ireland. Take a short trip from Ballaghaderreen and set some time aside to explore the Limerick. Dotted with places like King John's Castle, The Hunt Museum, Lough Gur Heritage Centre; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Ballaghaderreen can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • How safe is Ballaghaderreen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ballaghaderreen.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 100 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 86.56 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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